Andrea Rapp

How do you Define DH?

DIgital Humanities should be “Humanities” working on humanities research questions with old and new methods, old and new questions, old and new media in a new way.


TU Darmstadt, Institut für Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft, Germanistische Computerphilologie


studied German Studies & History of Arts @ Trier University / PhD about Diebold Laubers Manuscript Workshop (15th century) / Research assistant @ Collaborative Research Center 235 ‘Zwischen Maas und Rhein’ working on vernacular charters, Trier Center for Digital Humanities, Digital Grimm Dictionary, Information System of the Rhine Meuse Area and others / Head of the Goettingen Digitization Center @ State and University Library Goettingen / Managing Director of Trier Center for Digital Humanities / since 2010 Professor for computer philology @ TU Darmstadt